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Did I Miss the Parade?

I really don’t mind missing a parade. I know today is July 4 and a parade comes naturally to mind. For some it’s a tradition and a fun way to celebrate. Watching the parade implies appreciation for those passing by … Continue reading

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Recognizing the “Hound of Heaven”

The “Hound of Heaven” is a well-known poem written by Frances Thomas more than a hundred years ago. It is long, which is important for those of us with faith through aging eyes.  I recommend reflectively reading the whole poem. … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Have a Childhood!

These words came from a retirement-aged lady whose life has been traumatized by a childhood that was abducted by neglect and abuse. The full quote is “I’m going to have a childhood in spite of my mother.” She said, in … Continue reading

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The Comfort of an Advocate

I have had a month of legal and logistical pressure. I have found myself in places of tension with city ordinances, building inspectors, insurance adjustors, real estate offers, amendments, banking legislations and… I have had a month of placing phone … Continue reading

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